Steve Porter Lecture: "Was the United States Ever Pro-Refugee?"

steve porter

Monday, November 25
7:00 p.m.
ALI Auditorium of the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences

The Humanities Institute and the UM Department of History are delighted to partner with several other campus and community organizations to co-sponsor the lecture "Was the United States Ever Pro-Refugee?" by Dr. Steve Porter from the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Porter is the author of Benevolent Empire: U.S. Power, Humanitarianism, and the World's Dispossessed (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016). The lecture will take place Monday, November 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the ALI Auditorium of the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences.

Co-sponsors include: Soft Landing Missoula, the International Rescue Committee, the UM Departments of Political Science, Public Administration and Policy, and African American Studies, the Davidson Honors College, and the Alexander Blewett III School of Law.

This event is free and open to the public and is the first in a new lecture series entitled “Making the Humanities Public.”